Formerly active Pat suffered with persistent leg pain that left her chairbound and very fed up. But once she started physiotherapy at Nuffield Health Shrewsbury Hospital, not only did she reach her goal of standing up again, she can now even get up and down the stairs thanks to her physiotherapist Trudie.

Updated: Thursday 9 December 2021

Published: Thursday 9 December 2021

Roz Mabey needed medical help to conquer severe hip pain that left her in tears. She now swims in the sea every day thanks to her life-changing surgery at Nuffield Health Vale Hospital.

Updated: Wednesday 24 November 2021

Published: Wednesday 24 November 2021

When Tom was diagnosed with prostate cancer at 43, his long-felt suspicions had been confirmed. He was the latest in his family to be diagnosed, and the youngest.

Updated: Monday 29 March 2021

Published: Wednesday 27 May 2015

Years of pain that left sports enthusiast barely able to walk were brought to an end by specialists at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital.

Updated: Tuesday 16 March 2021

Published: Tuesday 16 March 2021

Natalie battled eating disorders including anorexia and bulimia for over a decade. Now. Nuffield Health's former Professional Head of Nutrition tells us how her experience has helped her to support others.

Updated: Tuesday 16 February 2021

Published: Thursday 13 August 2015

As a construction site manager, Tony is used to big projects - but his weight was something he just couldn’t bring under control. Until the Healthy Weight Programme gave him the health and happiness he was looking for.

Updated: Tuesday 16 February 2021

Published: Tuesday 1 September 2015

Damian Matich is aiming for four gold medals at the World Transplant Games this summer. Here he tells us about the circumstances that led to his participation in the Games and his desire to encourage organ donation.

Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Published: Friday 14 August 2015

Padua began ballet dancing at the tender age of two years old and was hooked. But after a brutal injury at just 18 she feared the career she had worked so hard for could be over before it even began.

Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Published: Friday 28 August 2015

At 55 years old Jenny has begun a new fitness journey, inspired by her love for her family.

Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Published: Wednesday 9 September 2015

Andy had noticed he was getting larger. He was aware that his chest would get tight, and he preferred to hide in the back of photographs. But it wasn't until he applied for the Healthy Weight Programme that he realised how close he was to a catastrophic event.

Updated: Monday 18 May 2020

Published: Tuesday 30 May 2017

What does it take to be a champion? Paul Jubb, rising star at the Nuffield Health Tennis Academy in Hull, looks back at his journey to the top of the game.

Updated: Tuesday 5 May 2020

Published: Wednesday 6 July 2016

Alex worried that he’d never be able to dive again after a blockage in his heart was discovered. But he wasn’t willing to give up without a fight.

Updated: Friday 20 March 2020

Published: Wednesday 19 August 2015

Two knee injuries left Heather doubting she’d ever go back to her active lifestyle. But meeting with a Nuffield Health physiotherapist gave her the confidence to recover.

Updated: Tuesday 10 March 2020

Published: Tuesday 10 March 2020

“I train because that's how I stop myself slipping into my black dogs days.”

Updated: Tuesday 4 February 2020

Published: Monday 9 September 2019

A deformity in Derek's hip threatened his mobility, lifestyle and happiness. This is his story of conquering his condition, with a little help. Derek lives life to the full, he always has. “For me it’s so important to keep flexible and mobile,” he says. At 73 years old he’s fitter than many men half his age, doing two hours of exercise a day and practicing yoga and Pilates regularly.

Updated: Tuesday 14 January 2020

Published: Thursday 14 May 2015

For two decades, Wendy's life was dominated by pain that left her immobile and painkillers that wiped her out. Intimidated by gyms, but desperate for a solution, she has transitioned from pain to personal training and has never looked back.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Published: Monday 26 June 2017

After losing his wife to cancer, Bruce contemplated giving up his lifelong passion of bird watching. Determined, he gathered the courage to return to the fields, but cruelly his eyesight began to fail soon after. This is his story of love, loss and redemption.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Published: Friday 12 May 2017

Wayne's been passionate about racing bicycles since childhood. Now, with the help of Nuffield Health's Fitness Testing Centre, he's pushing his bike and his body to the limit with cyclocross - an intense, off-road challenge requiring speed, strength and fitness.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Published: Friday 27 January 2017

The 16-year-old isn’t taking the life-limiting condition lying down. She’s fighting her CF with a fitness programme designed to improve her quality of life.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Published: Saturday 17 December 2016

Physiotherapy helped former dancer Terrie to walk without a wheelchair again, but it also did so much more.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Published: Thursday 16 June 2016